• Sport

Hike to Chalet des Pyramides

A splendid view of the Bossons glacier icefall, with its seracs and ice pinnacles.
The chalet sits perched on the slopes of the Montagne de la Cote - food and drinks available. Terrace with panoramic views.

Sport Hike to Chalet des Pyramides Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


Departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Average length : 04h00
Distance : 8.2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

From Les Bossons chair lift car park, follow the "Le Tremplin" road and take the first trail on your right which goes up into the forest. Keep going until the top of the chair lift and carry on to "Chalet du Glacier des Bossons".
Before you reach the chalet, take the path leading uphill on your right, which winds its way up through the forest. Once above the tree line, the path takes you across steep gullies and ascends sharply up to the Chalet des Pyramides.

More experienced hikers can carry on further to La Jonction. You can also take the Bossons chairlift, depending on operating periods, to start the hike from the Chalet du Glacier des Bossons.

More information at the Tourist Office, the High Mountain Office, and in our hiking guide.
Careful: path conditions may change - remember to check the latest information before setting off.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 841m
Altitude max : 1895m
Vertical drop : 841m


Free of charge.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 20/05 to 31/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome


Départ du Mont Les Bossons 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Departing from : Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (74400)
Latitude : 45.899694 - Longitude : 6.840784

Closest bus stop : Glacier des Bossons / Les Montquarts
Closest train stop : Les Bossons train stop
Closest parking : Les Bossons ski jump car-parks

More informations

Information update on 22/07/2021 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc